The LJC Open Conference last Saturday was the best! We had 75 people and a packed agenda with talks ranging from the "Java Roadmap" through to "The Diabolical Developer". Martijn Verburg, captured below, was the diabolical developer:
And he was, in fact, awesome...and very diabolical.
Steve Elliot from Oracle and Steve Poole IBM answered questions on their future together in Java:
It's still early days and the LJC organisers clearly thought it was prudent to separate the Steves with Martijn and Ben - although I'm not sure if they were worried about them getting too friendly or the reverse. Nice touch to have coordinated the names though - if you want become a contribute to the OpenJDK being called 'Steve' looks like a good first step.